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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orexigenic

An orexigenic, or appetite stimulant, is a drug, hormone, or compound that increases appetite. This can be a naturally occurring neuropeptide hormone such as ghrelin, orexin or neuropeptide Y, or a medication which increases ...

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Jan 11, 2017 ... In some cases appetite-stimulant medications are recommended. But are they safe for the long-term care population, and are they effective?

www.mdedge.com/jfponline/article/62827/geriatrics/should-we-use-appetite-stimulants-malnourished-elderly-patients

Only 1 appetite stimulate, megestrol acetate oral suspension (Megace) at 400 mg ... loss in the elderly does not recommend medication as the first-line treatment.

www.livestrong.com/article/274979-list-of-appetite-stimulants

Jul 18, 2017 ... Certain medical conditions, medications and dietary deficiencies zap your appetite. If you're unable to eat, or you feel full after just a couple of ...

chemocare.com/chemotherapy/side-effects/cancer-and-chemobased-lack-of.aspx

Lack of Appetite (Early Satiety) chemotherapy side effect, causes, symptom ... drugs are not usually prescribed for temporary or short-term appetite problems.

www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=183

Avoid using prescription appetite stimulants or high-calorie supplements for treatment of anorexia or cachexia in older adults; instead, optimize social supports, ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Appetite-Enhancing+Drugs

None of the orexigenic drugs in common use as of 2005, however, were originally formulated or prescribed as appetite stimulants; they range from ...

www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/050613p10.shtml

Failing to appropriately treat the underlying cause of the weight loss cannot be corrected with appetite stimulants. For example, appetite stimulant medications ...

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Cancer Cachexia Appetite Stimulants (Orexigenic Medications). Reversing the effects of cancer cachexia does not appear to be influenced by stimulating the ...